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The Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7156 / 51°42'56"N

Longitude: -2.2253 / 2°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 384528

OS Northings: 201893

OS Grid: SO845018

Mapcode National: GBR 1MY.G6M

Mapcode Global: VH954.C4XP

Entry Name: The Gateway

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133075

Location: Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Minchinhampton

Built-Up Area: Nailsworth

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Amberley Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


15/283 The Gateway


Eyecatcher folly, converted into house. Late C18, for Sir George
Onesiphorus Paul. Random thin-bedded rubble limestone. Two
round 2-storey towers with gateway between. Three stone Y-
traceried pointed arched Gothick windows to upper floor of each
tower, 2 below either side of pointed doorway with lattice-
patterned door. Cross slits in high parapets to towers,
quatrefoils at higher level. Flat roofs to towers. Linking wall
with crenellated parapet has large 4-centred archway, now with
recessed C20 infill. C20 lean-to concrete block built addition to
rear is not of special interest. Built to be seen against wooded
back-drop from Sir George's Rodborough Manor, situated on opposite
side of small valley.
(B. Jones, Follies and Grottoes, 1974; and D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.

Listing NGR: SO8452801893

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